Eddy Lazzarin joins a16z Crypto as its new Chief Technology Officer
Key Points: Eddy Lazzarin appointed chief technology officer to supervise security and research teams at the venture capital fund.
Eddy joined a16z cryptocurrency as a data scientist, and later became an investor partner. He quickly established himself as a crypto polymath who was able to dig deep into any topic and provide the data and code necessary to win almost any argument.
A16z crypto announced Wednesday that it had promoted Eddy Lazzarin as chief technology officer to oversee the security and research teams at the venture capital fund. Eddy Lazzarin joined a16z cryptocurrency in 2019 as an investor partner and data scientist. Eddy quickly established himself as a crypto polymath. He was able to dig deep into any topic and provide the data and code necessary to win almost any argument. He was previously a data scientist and engineer at Netflix and Facebook before joining us. In 2021, Eddy was promoted to Head of Engineering. This position has helped attract top talent and provide invaluable support for our portfolio companies. The engineers at a16z Crypto are constantly adding to our open-source tools that will benefit the entire ecosystem. These include the Helios light client, privacy-protecting airdrops with zero-knowledge proofs and a starter pack for NFT analyses. Eddy is also a great decoder and explainer of complex topics, as he did in this proposed framework to token design and protocol development. The team, led by Tim Roughgarden, has produced both fundamental research articles and expository articles on topics ranging AMM liquidity provision to progressive centralizedization to public randomness to SNARK Security to measuring blockchain performance. We will continue to expand their scope, tackle new challenges, and advance the science and technology for next generation internet. Lazzarin will continue to lead the engineering and data science teams. He was previously the chief engineer of the company. A16z Crypto, which invests in crypto and web3 companies, claims that it has raised more than $7.6 million. We encourage you to do your research before investing.Join us to keep track of news: https://linktr.ee/coincuWebsite: coincu.comAnnieCoincu NewsTags: A16za16z CryptoEddy LazzarinNew Chief Technology Officer